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Arkansas State University-Main Campus Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,030 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,610 tuition
$7,520 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,900 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$21,640 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,220 tuition
$7,520 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,900 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,019 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,419 avg)
74% get state aid ($4,436 avg)
63% get institn'l aid ($6,019 avg)
50% get loans ($5,273 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,890 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,419 48%
Pell Grants $4,284 48%
Other Federal Grants $891 7%
Institution Grant Aid $6,019 63%
State Grant Aid $4,436 74%
Student Loans $5,273 50%
Federal Loans $5,144 50%
Other Loans $6,349 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 Y N N N
$1,000 R
- R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: July 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Arkansas State University-Main Campus offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $187
Out of State $374


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Gina from Malvern, AR
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Going to A-state was one of the best decisions I have ever made. For a reasonable tuition cost, you receive exceptional academic instruction, a close-knit friendly community, and a platform for your career that no other institution in Arkansas will be able to give you.

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  • 5
  • Claire from Hot Springs, AR
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Because this is a college town, Jonesboro provides an over abundance of affordable items. This is the cheapest University in Arkansas at the moment and for all that we get, I do not know why everyone doesn't go here! Almost everything held on campus is free to the student, and the meal plan provides an endless amount of food. Why not?

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  • 5
  • Dana
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    When I was applying, I was on a fast approaching deadline. The staff put in 110% effort in getting me enrolled on time. One on one contact with the staff, I know personal effort was greatly applied for me.

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